Polish uprisings - cracow
The KrakÃ³w Uprising of February 1846 was an attempt, led by Polish insurgents such as Jan Tyssowski and Edward Dembowski, to incite a fight for national independence. The uprising was centered on the city of KrakÃ³w, the capital of a small state of Free City of KrakÃ³w. It was directed at the powers that partitioned Poland, in particular, the nearby Austrian Empire. The uprising lasted about nine days, and ended with Austrian victory.
School trips to Cracow
Cracow is typically Polish, a beautiful city, which reflects the history of Polish. Therefore, all schools are trying to organize their students a trip to Cracow. Besides the fact that such a trip can be one of the opportunities for fun and integration with each other the whole class, it can also be an opportunity to explore the history of our country through visiting historical sights. It seems that such places in Cracow is so much that each teacher must choose from among them those that may long remain in the memory of his disciples. A must-visit Cracow after a walk through the market in city and listen to the bugle call from the tower of St Mary's. Hearing such a bugle call live can become for many people an unforgettable experience.
Worth to visit
KrakÃ³w's historic centre, which includes the Old Town, Kazimierz and the Wawel Castle, was included as the first of its kind on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1978.72 The Stare Miasto is the most prominent example of an old town in the country.73 For many centuries KrakÃ³w was the royal capital of Poland, until Sigismund III Vasa relocated the court to Warsaw in 1596. The whole district is bisected by the Royal Road, the coronation route traversed by the Kings of Poland. The Route begins at St. Florian's Church outside the northern flank of the old city-walls in the medieval suburb of Kleparz; passes the Barbican of KrakÃ³w (Barbakan) built in 1499, and enters Stare Miasto through the Florian Gate. It leads down FloriaÅ„ska Street through the Main Square, and up Grodzka to Wawel, the former seat of Polish royalty, overlooking the Vistula river. Old Town attracts visitors from all over the World. KrakÃ³w historic centre is one of the 13 places in Poland that are included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The architectural design of the district had survived all cataclysms of the past and retained its original form coming from the medieval times. The Old Town of KrakÃ³w is home to about six thousand historic sites and more than two million works of art.74 Its rich variety of heritage architecture includes Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings. KrakÃ³w's palaces, churches, theatres and mansions display great variety of color, architectural details, stained glass, paintings, sculptures, and furnishings.